Ebola Outbreak 'Not in the Cards' for U.S., CDC Director Says

August 1, 2014 2:09 AM

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Ebola Outbreak 'Not in the Cards' for U.S., CDC Director Says

International health experts are preparing to “surge” into West Africa to fight the raging outbreak of Ebola virus, and say they are confident they can keep it from spreading to countries like the United States and eventually stamp it out.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stepped up a travel alert for West Africa Thursday, saying nonessential people should put off travel there for now. But CDC director Dr. Thomas Frieden said that was more to keep people out of the way of emergency work than to prevent the spread of Ebol...

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